The 2009 Kia Rio Sedan comes in nine different trim/style options, five sedan models and four five door hatchback wagons. All of which use a 110 horsepower 1.6 liter in-line four cylinder engines, and front wheel drive-trains. All models are affordable, with the base model sedan starting at $11,500 and the highest priced wagon starting at $15,100. As with most Kia’s the fuel ratings are excellent with all trims offering 30 mpg(miles per gallon) fuel economy, or better. All models come with side and dual front and rear passenger air bags as standard equipment. Also standard, are a single disc cd player and Sirius satellite radio. This compact sedan/wagon can seat five. With all the trim packages to choose from, most consumers can find the right Kia Rio for their needs.
The 2009 Rio base model is just that, a base model. Starting at $11,500 and coming with a five speed manual transmission, the only options are a rear spoiler, and floor mats. With a 12 gallon fuel tank and 28 mpg city and 35 mpg highway you can expect between 300 and 400 miles between fill ups.
The first level LX model of the Rio also comes with a five speed manual transmission. Starting at $13,200 the LX model comes with air conditioning and a USB data port standard. The option list also expanded a little, with four wheel anti-lock brakes, a power package that includes power window, door locks, key less entry and heated outside mirrors. This LX model gives you the same great gas mileage of 28 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. Continue reading “2009 Kia Rio Sedan comes in nine different style options”